Pakistan using drones to drop money, IEDs: DGP

Jammu: Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh on Sunday said that drones are being used for “dropping money and IEDs together by Pakistan to keep terrorism alive in Jammu and Kashmir”.

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Divulging details on the Poonch drone incident where security forces recovered 7 kg heroine along with 2 crore rupees of cash after busting a narco-terror module a day ago, the DGP told reporters in Jammu: “Pakistan was sending narcotics and arms through drones in past but they have changed their modus operandi. Now IEDs and money are being dropped together. The IEDs are being used by terrorists while money is being given to handlers of terrorists and those involve in narcotic peddling.”

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“It has come to the fore that the aim of dropping money through drones is to keep terrorism alive in J-K by Pakistan,” the DGP stated.

“There are dozens of such incidents reported so far and J&K Police is investigating these cases. We are approaching Narcotic Bureau Punjab in this regard to smoothen the proceedings of probe. All such modules will be busted soon and involved will not be spared,” the DGP said.

“The objective of dropping money along with IEDs is to blow up such IEDs and money in advance is being sent, so that more people in the pretext of monetary benefits will come forward for carrying out terror activities,” he said.

“If any person be it political or non-political, involved in deteriorating law and order situation will not spared and strict action will be taken against them”.

About G20 summit, the DGP said all arrangements are being put in place to conduct smooth proceedings of G20 in J-K.